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Christmas & New Year availability

It's a Christmas miracle, but we still have some availability over the festive season in a few of our favorite destinations. If you're keen to get away this Christmas or New Year, call our experts today as these crackers will get snapped up quickly.

Christmas

Chalet Papillon, Val d`Isère - sleeps 8+2

A brand new luxury chalet with the renowned Scott Dunn service, Chalet Papillon has one of the best locations in Val d'Isère; our nearest chalet to the slopes and close to the center of the resort. With an indoor swimming pool and hammam; sleeps 8+2.

From £3,435 per person departing 21 December based on 8 sharing the whole chalet, including flights, transfers and the full Scott Dunn service.

The Residence Mauritius

A firm favorite of our Mauritius specialists, The Residence Mauritius is an ideal place to spend a family Christmas with excellent facilities including a complimentary children’s club where little ones can enjoy paining, crab hunting, swimming and older children will enjoy snorkeling, picnics and evening movies. The spa treatments here are divine and the dining is a gastronomic experience.

From £3,450 per person (based on a family of 4) in 2 interconnecting Colonial Garden View on half board, including flights, private transfers, an early booking offer and 50% discount for children. Based on 7 nights from 20 December.

Anantara Dhigu, Maldives

Escape this Christmas to the white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of the Maldives, at Anantara Dhigu, a fantastic family resort, a mere 35-minute speedboat journey from Male. There are plenty of activities to keep even the most restless happy. The island has an array of restaurants and an over-water spa, not to forget a wonderful kids' club for younger guests.

From £3,620 per person based on a family of 4 from 20 December for 10 nights in a beach villa on a half board with return speedboat transfers and Emirates flights. Includes 1 free night, an upgrade to dine around and $350 credit.

Fundu Lagoon, Tanzania

See in Christmas and the New Year on the remote and unspoiled island of Pemba, only accessible by boat, and the epitome of rustic chic. Your tented safari style bungalow will be set on the hill side with breath taking views of the Indian Ocean and reached by wooden walkways and sandy paths from the beautiful forest fringed beach.

From £3,035 per person on an all-inclusive basis for 7 nights including international flights.

Lodge Bodensee, St Anton - sleeps 10

Lodge Bodensee is a contemporary Premier chalet featuring an open air hot tub, massage room and sauna. The chalet suits groups of adults or families. Can be combined with other Arlberg Lodges for larger groups. Sleeps 10.

From £1,945 per person departing 21 December based on 4 sharing 2 rooms, including club class flights, transfers and the full Scott Dunn service.

The Andaman, Langkawi

Spend the festive period in the middle of an ancient rainforest between mountains and the turquoise Andaman Sea. The Andaman on the stunning Datai Bay has calm waters and a pristine white 1.5km stretch of beach. It is excellent for couples and families alike, with a brilliantly equipped kids club, activities to suit all ages and the amazing hilltop spa offering massage beds over-looking the bay.

From £2,230 per person for 7 nights from the 23 December staying in a Deluxe Treetop View Room on a B&B basis, including flights and transfers.

Chalet Luciole, Val d`Isère - sleeps 10

A stunning new self-catered luxury chalet just meters from the slopes in Val d'Isere, Chalet Luciole has an almost ski in/ski out location in the heart of the resort. Sleeping 10 people, Luciole has its own indoor swimming pool and hammam.

From £1,600 per person departing 21 December based on 10 sharing the whole chalet.

Carlisle Bay, Antigua

Carlisle Bay is a contemporary and stylish hotel and rapidly becoming one of the most popular hotel in Antigua for both couples and families alike. The Beach Suites are ideal for families as they have a small separate bedroom and children from the age of 6 months old are welcomed into the 'Cool Kids Club'. There are plenty of activities on offer including water sports and tennis courts and the atmosphere here over Christmas will ensure a party.

From £5, 050 per person (based on a family of 4) in a Beach Terrace Suite on B&B basis, including flights and private transfers. Based on 7 nights.

Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe

Located in the family friendly resort of Northstar, California, the Ritz Carlton Northstar is a fantastic ski-in ski-out property. The skiing at Northstar offers something for all levels with wide, groomed easy cruisers for beginners and steeper, tree-lined runs for intermediates and experts, so there’s something for all the family.

From £2,040 per person (based on a family of 4) on B&B basis, including return flights from London Heathrow to Reno (via LA) and car hire. Based on 7 nights from Sunday 21 December.

Half Moon, Jamaica

Half Moon, Jamaica is the ideal resort for families with plenty of activities on offer to keep everyone entertained. Offering six restaurants, three swimming pools, a spa, along with plenty of land and water activities set in stunning surroundings just a short transfer from the airport. Enjoy Christmas soaking up the sun or treat the children to swimming with the dolphins!

From £4,165 per person (based on a family of 4) a duplex suite on a room only basis, including flights and private transfers. Based on 10 nights from Wednesday 24 December.

White Pearl Resort, Mozambique

This Christmas, escape the cold and jet off to Mozambique for seven nights on a deserted beach where the waves crash on the shores and the sea breezes drift gently around you. White Pearl is a luxury resort set on the south-east coast of Mozambique and is the only hotel for miles around, providing you with a totally exclusively experience. For anyone in search of some winter sun, you need look no further than White Pearl.

From £5,900 per person for 7 nights sharing in a Beach Pool Suite on a fully inclusive basis, including flights and transfers. Includes a stay 5 pay 4 offer.

Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia

This year trade your scarves for sandals and sweaters for sarongs and enjoy an exotic Christmas in Langkawi. Surrounded by an archipelago of ninety-nine islands, Langkawi is a tropical gem in these crystal clear waters and its crowning glory is the Four Seasons Langkawi. With its silver service, breath-taking setting and family friendly facilities it is the ultimate spot for your festive break.

From £6,000 per person on a B&B basis, including New Year’s Eve dinner, flights and private transfers. Based on 10 nights from Tuesday 23 December.

Bombay Mix

Spend Christmas in the balmy warmth, surrounded by the splendour and vibrancy of one of India’s most iconic cities, without even missing out on the festive atmosphere and beautiful decorations back home! Make base in the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai’s landmark hotel right on the edge of the Arabian Sea. During the day you can re-energise by the pool and at night witness the wonderful festival fervour of celebrations under the iconic Gateway of India.

From £1,880 per person for 4 nights in a Luxury Grande City View Room, including flights, private transfers and experiences.

Rayavadee, Thailand

Perched on a peninsula surrounded by lush tropical jungle and dramatic limestone pillars soaring out of the sea, Rayavadee encapsulates an exotic escape. Trade the cold winter nights for warm summer days as you enjoy one of the most picturesque spots in Thailand. With an array of actives and plenty of spots for R&R, Rayavadee ticks all the boxes whether you like to fly and flop or hit the ground running.

From £2,865 per person based on two sharing a Deluxe Pavilion for 7 nights on a B&B basis, including flights and transfers.

Sala Phuket, Phuket

Escape the drizzle and cold for a week at Sala Phuket, nestled perfectly on Mai Khao Beach in North Western Phuket. Sala Phuket is the perfect place to kick back and soak up the sun by your private pool villa, enjoy long walks on their endless sandy beaches and indulge in the local cuisine. Unwind at their Spa, they will customize treatments for you and prepare you for this memorable Christmas.

From £3,600 per person based on two sharing a stunning Sala Pool Villa for 7 nights on a B&B basis, including flights and transfers.

Iceland

December is a perfect time for a festive trip to Iceland. It’s impossible not to embrace the spirit of Christmas after visiting the year round Christmas shop with the largest advent calendar in the world and being dazzled by the Christmas lights that adorn every house. There are plenty of exciting winter activities to keep you entertained – not to mention the magic of the wondrous Northern Lights.

From £1,800 per person based on 4 nights including return flights to Keflavik with Icelandair and internal flights to Akureyri.

Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, St Petersburg

Perceptions of St Petersburg are of a snow covered city with fur clad citizens and a trip to this seaside city come winter won’t disappoint! The crowds at The Hermitage, Catherine’s Palace & Peterhof Palace will have lessened, the royal gardens will glisten under a bed of snow, horse-drawn sleigh rides and ice-skating are on offer & the cuisine lends itself to the frosty days.

From £1,900 per person based on 3 nights on a B&B basis at Kempinski Moika 22, including British Airways flights and private airport transfers.

Chalet Darkoum A, Courchevel 1850 - sleeps 8+2

A fully catered Original chalet with a large open plan sitting and dining room, located alongside the Bellecote piste. Ideal for families. Sleeps 8+2.

From £1,685 per person departing 21 December based on 10 sharing the whole chalet, including flights, transfers and the full Scott Dunn service.

Carlisle Bay, Antigua

The most family friendly resort in the Caribbean in our opinion without compromising in luxury. The children will love the kids club, complimentary for children aged 3 and above and smaller children permitted at a charge and there are many facilities to keep everyone happy including tennis, sailing, windsurfing, golf nearby and wonderful dining options.

From £4,310 per person (based on a family of 4-kids under 12) from Saturday 21 December for 7 nights in a Beach Balcony Suite on a B&B basis, including flights, private transfers and Christmas dinner.

The Lydmar Hotel, Stockholm

Where better to get into the Christmas spirit than snowy Stockholm? The effortlessly chic and stylish Lydmar Hotel is the perfectly convenient base from which to explore this beautiful city, its Christmas markets and superb restaurants and bars. After a busy day wandering the sights, head back to the hotel and rejuvenate in the fabulous Raison d'Etre Spa.

From £1,050 per person for 3 nights in a Medium King room including, daily breakfast and return flights in economy class with British Airways from Heathrow to Stockholm.

Manoir Hovey, Canada

Escape to a magical winter wonderland on the shores of Quebec’s Lake Massawippi at the beautiful Relais & Chateaux Manoir Hovey. Curl up in front of your own fireplace, go skating on the lake or snow shoeing on the trails before enjoying warming gourmet food with views across the lake. Add in a stay in Montreal for some last minute Christmas shopping.

From £1,585 per person based on 2 people sharing a Deluxe room for 7 nights room only, including flights and car hire.

Kasaka River Lodge, Zambia

Head off to the majesty of the mighty Zambezi river to the beautiful Kasaka River Lodge for an adventurous Christmas or New Year exploring this little corner of Zambia on foot, on game drives, or even floating lazily down the river. Fishing is fantastic and you may even catch a Zambezi Tiger and what better way to enjoy your Christmas dinner than under a blanket of stars after a splendid day’s gameviewing.

From £4,340 for exclusive rent of the villa per day based on 6 people on a fully inclusive basis including all flights and transfers.

La Maison Arabe, Morocco

Marrakech has long been the destination of choice for those in search of an exotic Christmas break. The bustling souks offer gifts and trinkets aplenty; the weather offers crisp winter sunshine and the food an exciting variation from turkey in hearty tagines and spicy meats.

From £1,800 per person based on 4 nights on a B & B basis at La Maison Arabe, including British Airways flights from London Gatwick, private airport transfers and a day trip to the famous Atlas market at Asni.

Bom Bom Island Resort, Sao Tome & Principe

Escape the chill of winter by heading off to a secret paradise islet on the northern short of the volcanic island of Principe. Here you’ll find secluded bungalows nestled into the forest along two untouched palm-fringed beaches, with white sand running into crystal clear sea. Be as active or laid back as you like whilst waited on hand and foot and enjoy your festive meals of the freshest seafood imaginable.

From £2,540 per person sharing for 7 nights in a Pool Room on a half-board basis, inclusive of airport transfers, including international flights.

Soneva Kiri, Thailand

Leave the cold weather behind and escape to this exclusive resort on the island of Koh Kood for some festive sun. Enjoy some well-deserved relaxation time on this idyllic island - swim in the crystal clear waters, book a treetop dining experience, be pampered in the spa or just simply make the most of your luxury villa and private pool. With all this in mind, Soneva Kiri will make for the ultimate festive destination this year.

From £16,500 per person based on two people sharing a Cliff Pool Villa Suite on a B&B basis, including international flights and transfers.

New Year

Chalet Papillon, Val d`Isère - sleeps 8+2

A brand new luxury chalet with the renowned Scott Dunn service, Chalet Papillon has one of the best locations in Val d'Isère; our nearest chalet to the slopes and close to the center of the resort. With an indoor swimming pool and hammam; sleeps 8+2.

From £5,635 per person departing 28 December based on 8 sharing the whole chalet, including flights, transfers and the full Scott Dunn service.

Anahita the Resort, Mauritius

Anahita Resort, Mauritius offers luxurious family style apartments giving you independence and space, within a resort offering a children’s club from the age of 8 months – 12 years. The children can have fun with the giant tortoises, swimming and playing beach games whilst there are two championship golf courses, watersports and a private beach club to enjoy as well.

From £3,575 per person (based on a family of 4) sharing a two Bedroom Garden Suite on half board, including flights, private transfers and 20% discount. Based on 7 nights from Friday 26 December.

Kapani Lodge, Zambia

Escape to the wild on the banks of an ox-bow lagoon of the Luangwa River and enjoy a luxurious safari experience over the festive period. Learn from the best guides in one of the finest National Parks in Zambia, renowned for its high population of predators that will be sure to add some excitement. What could be better than enjoying your Christmas dinner on a wooden deck overlooking the lagoon, whilst hippos wallow in the mud below you!

From £160 per person per night inclusive of all meals, transfers, game-viewing activities, standard bar drinks and house wines.

Chalet Chinchilla, Courchevel 1850 - sleeps 6+2

A fabulous luxury catered chalet with a more or less ski in/ski out location in the heart of Courchevel 1850 just meters from the Cospillot piste. An ideal retreat for a luxury family ski vacation in the Trois Vallées with accommodation for up to 8 people.

From £5,035 per person departing 28 December based on 6 sharing the whole chalet, including flights, transfers and the full Scott Dunn service.

Mandarin Oriental Prague

Christmas markets are a key ingredient of the festive magic in the Czech Republic and the Prague Christmas markets are the country's most impressive, lighting up the city, bringing locals and tourists together to share in the spirit in a 'winter wonderland' setting. Enjoy a magical Christmas vacation staying at the Mandarin Oriental, a beautiful monastery within walking distance of all of the sights in this beautiful city.

From £900 per person based on two sharing a superior room for 3 nights on a B&B basis, including British Airways flights and private transfers.

Family safari and Cape Town

Take advantage of some remarkable last minute space at two of South Africa’s hottest properties, the iconic Mount Nelson Hotel set among sprawling gardens in Cape Town at the foot of Table Mountain, and Jamala Madikwe, the most luxurious safari lodge imaginable with the most active watering hole - watch the wildlife as you recover from that late night at New Year’s.

From £3,450 per person sharing based on 5 nights in a Deluxe Room at the Mount Nelson and then 3 nights in a villa at Jamala Madikwe Safari Lodge, including international flights.

Medina Palms, Watamu

See in the New Year at the most exclusive resort on the Kenyan Coast, Medina Palms, hidden away from the rest of the world within a National Marine Reserve and on one of the world’s top ten beaches. With a brilliant kids club this is the ideal spot for all the family and the place to enjoy an amazing range of exhilarating watersports.

From £2,375 per person sharing based on 7 nights in a one bedroom suite on a B&B basis, including international flights.

Hemingways, Kenya

Head to the Kenyan coast to enjoy some stunning scenery of coral reefs and ancient ruins at the luxurious Hemingways Resort on the white sands of Watamu Bay. Whether you feel like relaxing by the pool or on the beach and working your way through the cocktail list on New Years Eve or enjoying a relaxing game of golf on Christmas Day, it is all there at your fingertips at this charming hotel that has come to be a byword for Kenyan coastal luxury.

From £2,190 per person sharing based on 7 nights in a Superior Room on a half-board basis, including international flights.

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